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Ainsworth, J. C. (John Commingers), 1822-1893

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John C. Ainsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 250
Abstract John Commingers Ainsworth (1822-1893) was the major founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation (OSN) Company, the most powerful transportation monopoly in the Pacific Northwest. Ainsworth was also involved in a number of other ventures, including the Northern Pacific Railroad (NPRR) and various gold, silver and coal mining operations. The John Commingers Ainsworth Papers contain Ainsworth’s diaries, autobiography, personal correspondence, photographs, and the business records of the Oregon Central...
Dates: 1858-1911

Justus Steinberger papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 118
Abstract Steinberger was an Army officer in command of the District of Oregon in 1862. Most of the correspondence concerns military matters in Oregon and Washington, 1862-1865, with political and personal overtones.
Dates: 1852-1870